Sold my first story and photo to The Farmville Herald in 1958. Went to work for The Floyd Press in 1962. I was 15 and a freshman at the newly-opened Floyd County High School.
The Roanoke Times hired me in 1965. I was 17. Worked there until March of 1969, then moved on to The Alton Telegraph in Illinois.
Looking at both, I have to wonder.
Who the hell is that guy?